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The Alliance for Kids (Alliance or AFK) Council may openly and publicly support public policies and legislative issues which are consistent with the Alliance’s Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan. Click below to view our complete guidelines and procedures for supporting legislation.
Our Advocacy Partner - Colorado Children's Campaign
The Colorado Children’s Campaign (CCC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. The CCC advocates for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child well-being in health, education and early childhood by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child well-being and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates.
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Legislative Wins for Colorado's Children
Give yourself a pat on the back for advocating for children because it paid off! As the 2018 regular session of the Colorado General Assembly wraps up, we’re adding up all the wins for Colorado kids and families this year. Young children are among the biggest winners. Click to read more.
Legislation Supported by Alliance for Kids
February 2018: The Alliance for Kids Council voted to support three items of pending legislation below (view flyer). This allows us to advocate by sharing the information with our community of families, partners, and early childhood professionals.
HB18-1208: Expand Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit
HB18- 1004: Renewing the Child Care Contribution Tax Credit
SB18- 099: Align Early Childhood Quality Improvement Programs
For a summary please reference the documents below:
2018 Legislative Session Early Childhood Summary
2018 Continuation of the Child Care Contribution Tax Credit Fact Sheet